• Caught on Film: 1st February 2017

    Caught on film over the years and now safely in the vaults at YFA are many cricketing films - childhood memories of matches on the beach, the excitement of a county match at Headingley or Scarborough and the carnival of an international game. These films, spanning the 1930s to the 1970s, have been brought together for a 90 minute film show hosted by the North East Cricket Society on Wednesday 1st February 2017.

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  • Tender brief: Collections Information Systems

    YFA's sister archive, the North East Film Archive (NEFA) is seeking a consultant to assess future options for NEFA’s Collections Management Systems, in particular the operational database.

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  • Sleigh bells ring, are you listening?

    This whimsical short film uses stop motion animation to create a winter wonderland fantasy using miniature figurines on a snowy model landscape.  The famous Christmas song, Winter Wonderland, accompanies the film.   

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  • Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness

    To mark the changing season, we're featuring a film made in 1940 by keen amateur filmmaker, Kenneth Raynor, showing aspects of life in Swallownest, South Yorkshire, as autumn arrives.

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YFA Selects

This film was made for the Ripon Palladium Cinema where it was shown in May 1916.  It captures a sports day for the people...
This film was made by Yorkshire Television as a promotion on behalf of the Yorkshire Post. The commentary gives a history of the...
Made by members of the Mercury Movie Makers, Fatman is an entertaining spoof of the Batman television series starring Adam West...
Filmed and Not Forgotten